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Arab Spring Hardships hit Mecca Gold Sales

Arab Spring Hardships hit Mecca Gold Sales

Monday, October 14, 2013 9:54

Economic hardships brought about by Arab Spring uprisings have taken a toll on jewelry retail trade in Saudi Arabia's Muslim holy city of Mecca, slashing gold sales by more than half compared to the same period last year, retailers said. [caption id="attachment_32896" align="alignright" width="360"]...

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Pilgrims Pour into Mina Camp from Mecca as the Hajj Begins

Pilgrims Pour into Mina Camp from Mecca as the Hajj Begins

Monday, November 15, 2010 10:44

The world’s largest annual pilgrimage, the hajj, began on Sunday with more than two million Muslims pouring into the camp at Mina from Mecca to prepare for the solemn rituals....

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